Employers should clearly communicate the salary range on offer for a role to encourage women to negotiate their salary.
This is one of the recommendations from the Government Equalities Office’s revised August 2018 guidance (pdf) for employers looking for advice on how to understand and address their gender pay gap.
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Children’s human rights are the basic things that children need to thrive, be free and live in dignity.
A July 2018 policy briefing by CRAE explores how a children’s rights approach to tackling mental health issues among children can help to address this growing problem.
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The House of Commons Library have published a research briefing on “Retained EU Law” which will created by the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018.
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The government’s Domestic Abuse Fund 2018-2020, worth £18.8 million, will support proposals for the provision of core support for refuges and other accommodation-based services.
The closing date for applications is 17 August 2018.
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‘Over half of homeless families in England are in work.’
Shelter’s July 2018 report on homelessness and employment finds that the majority of families in temporary accommodation are working.
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“With 800,000 in poverty, 700,000 on healthcare waiting lists and 10,000 homeless, its time to tackle Ireland’s inequality”
Social Justice Ireland have published a July 2018 Inequality Policy Briefing with suggestions on how to reduce Ireland’s inequality.
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The number of rough sleepers has increased by 169% from 1,768 in 2010 to 4,751 in 2017.
The July 2018 House of Commons Library paper on Housing First (HF) – an intervention strategy aimed at people with complex needs – describes the principles and evidence behind it.
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UNISON has published a July 2018 guide to assist branches in establishing the Living Wage as the minimum pay rate in an organisation.
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